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From Sebastian Estevez <>
Subject Re: Written data is lost and no exception thrown back to the client
Date Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:01:10 GMT
Please let us know the Jira number.

All the best,

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On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 7:06 AM, Robert Wille <> wrote:

> But it shouldn’t matter. I have missing data, and no errors, which
> shouldn’t be possible except with CL=ANY.
> FWIW, I’m working on some sample code so I can post a Jira.
> Robert
> On Aug 21, 2015, at 5:04 AM, Robert Wille <> wrote:
> RF=1 with QUORUM consistency. I know QUORUM is weird with RF=1, but it
> should be the same as ONE. If’s QUORUM instead of ONE because production
> has RF=3, and I was running this against my test cluster with RF=1.
> On Aug 20, 2015, at 7:28 PM, Jason <> wrote:
> What consistency level were the writes?
> ------------------------------
> From: Robert Wille <>
> Sent: ‎8/‎20/‎2015 18:25
> To:
> Subject: Written data is lost and no exception thrown back to the client
> I wrote a data migration application which I was testing, and I pushed it
> too hard and the FlushWriter thread pool blocked, and I ended up with
> dropped mutation messages. I compared the source data against what is in my
> cluster, and as expected I have missing records. The strange thing is that
> my application didn’t error out. I’ve been doing some forensics, and
> there’s a lot about this that makes no sense and makes me feel very uneasy.
> I use a lot of asynchronous queries, and I thought it was possible that I
> had bad error handling, so I checked for errors in other, independent ways.
> I have a retry policy that on the first failure logs the error and then
> requests a retry. On the second failure it logs the error and then
> rethrows. A few retryable errors appeared in my logs, but no fatal errors.
> In theory, I should have a fatal error in my logs for any error that gets
> reported back to the client.
> I wrap my Session object, and all queries go through this wrapper. This
> wrapper logs all query errors. Synchronous queries are wrapped in a
> try/catch which logs and rethrows. Asynchronous queries use a
> FutureCallback to log any onFailure invocations.
> My logs indicate that no errors whatsoever were reported back to me. I do
> not understand how I can get dropped mutation messages and not know about
> it. I am running 2.0.16 with datastax Java driver 2.0.8. Three node cluster
> with RF=1. If someone could help me understand how this can occur, I would
> greatly appreciate it. A database that errors out is one thing. A database
> that errors out and makes you think everything was fine is quite another.
> Thanks
> Robert

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